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Monday, June 25, 2012

Chicken in the Crock Pot

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Monday and HOT!  Monday is NOT one of my favorite days to cook dinner.  I like to have crock pot meals to minimize my time in the kitchen.  Well, today, the outdoor temperature has reached 100°, my kitchen is on the West side of my home, and heating up the kitchen late in the day is not something I like to do.  My recipe for Crock Pot Chicken takes only 4 hours!  I saw a recipe on Home is where the Holmans are.  I made a few adjustments and gave it a go.  It is very easy and taste delicious.  I also served some Parmesan and Cayenne Pop-Overs that I saw on Michele Woman Cave

Petite size Muffin Pan
Parmesan & Cayenne Popovers

1 cup milk
2 large eggs
2 tbsp butter, melted
1 cup flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cayenne
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated

Preheat oven to 450°. 

In a medium sized bowl,  whisk together milk, eggs, melted butter, flour, salt and cayenne.
Add in grated Parmesan cheese.
Bake for 15 minutes and reduce oven heat to 400°. Bake until golden brown
serve while hot.

The chicken is made Italian style and served over pasta, so the pop overs taste great with it!

Here is what you need!

4 chicken breasts, cut in quarters.
1 packet Zesty Italian dressing seasoning
1 8 oz. cream cheese (softened)
2 cans cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup White cooking wine
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook in crock pot on low for 4 hours. 
Add milk for thinning sauce if desired.
Cook your choice of pasta, I chose Fuselli.
Serve chicken over pasta and spread sauce over chicken.  Top with grated parmesan cheese and serve with a Spinach Salad! (which the pop overs taste great with too!)

Crock Pot Chicken

Spinach Salad

Easy, Easy, Easy....Tasty, Tasty, Tasty

My weekend project!   Did you guess what I was doing?  Painting the frame!  I found the frame and the print at a garage sale...  Over the next couple of weeks, I will mount the print in the frame and post another picture.
Painted Frame

1 comment:

  1. I've seen variations of this recipe before but I love how you serve it over noodles. Looks delicious! Thanks for joining Foodie Friends Friday! Please come back on Sunday to VOTE!